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  1. Pelosi says little about human rights in talks with legislators

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, an outspoken critic of Beijing, skirted the issue of human rights during a visit to Hong Kong yesterday. Mrs Pelosi visited the Legislative Council ... chairwoman of the Democratic Party, said she had raised the issue of human rights but received only a short reply. 'I told her that Hong Kong people were impressed by what she did shortly after ...

  2. Lawmakers try to stop US bill on rights in the North

    Posted Jul 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Khang Hyun-sung in Seoul Members of South Korea's ruling Uri party are gathering signatures from lawmakers for a statement opposing the North Korean Human Rights Bill, which was passed last week by the US House of Representatives. The move underlines the contrasting approach between South Korea and the United States over how best to promote human rights in the communist ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Jan 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to individuals their rights to personal data privacy. In February and March, a series of consumer roadshows will be staged at major shopping centres, where our colleagues will teach the general public ... and higher education institutions in connection with their courses that cover the management of personal data such as human resource management, marketing and tourism. As regards business education, ...

  4. Pelosi steers clear of rights in Shanghai

    Posted May 26th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai Outspoken China critic and US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi toured Shanghai yesterday on the first leg of a mainland tour- but made no public comments on human rights ... students. The visit may potentially embarrass mainland authorities, given Mrs Pelosi's past comments on Beijing's human rights record. However, she chose to focus on improving Sino-US ties ...

  5. Getting the facts right on pollution in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter 'Hong Kong's air, beach pollution is worsening' (September 2), by Gerry Ball. I hope that he can get his facts right before rushing into any long-term ... for humanity' ('UN force for Chechnya?', September 7). But for a solution, it will take a more inclusive approach to the human race than the creation of a 'Thunderbirds' team, made ...

  6. letters

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from this: people will one day rise up against cruel dictators. In Hong Kong, we are lucky to have a stable society. We respect human rights and have a lot of freedom so there's no need ... they ever asked their children what they really think about learning to play a musical instrument? Children should enjoy music. If it becomes another 'subject', they will soon be bored. ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Mar 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... domestic helpers being excluded from minimum-wage protection. As a defender of equal opportunities and human rights, the EOC shares these concerns and has watched the development of these issues ... Commission recognises moral obligation I refer to H. MacSwain's letter ('Casual denial of people's rights', February 27). Your correspondent asked how the Equal ...

  8. Experts blame drought on human errors

    Posted Feb 07th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Water waste acute, claim analysts The massive drought that has hit 12 northern provinces and municipalities has been exacerbated by a series of human factors, ... and a lack of rainfall to global warming, different opinions emerged yesterday in the mainland media among scholars who query whether human factors also have a hand. Qiu Weiduo, a conservation expert ...

  9. Residents get sniffy over pet shops

    Posted Jun 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... instrumental techniques except by the human nose'. Nonetheless, the department promised to be on the lookout for the latest in scent-detection technology. With 15 pet stores and five veterinary ...

  10. Things they said

    Posted Jan 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of human rights, and at the same time, we do believe that we also need to take into account the different national circumstances when it comes to the universal value of human rights ...




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